Top 6 Best Star Wars Books

These astronomically awesome books are sure to captivate Star Wars fans with fascinating facts, interactive activities and plenty of incredible images. Featuring everything from galactic compendiums to meteoric manuals and cosmic colouring books, see below for the very best Star Wars books.

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1. Ultimate Star Wars

DK

The perfect gift for any Star Wars fan, this book covers the creatures, critters and characters who starred in the original six blockbusting films (as well as the Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels). Feel the Force as you learn all about Tatooine, the Death Star, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Darth Vader and the other inhabitants and settings of a galaxy far, far away. Relive the extraordinary events and epic battles of this legendary series.

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2. Star Wars: Year by Year

DK

Since first arriving in cinemas in 1977, the Star Wars franchise has become a global phenomenon spanning books, toys, TV series, games, comics and so much more. This gorgeously-illustrated book provides a detailed timeline of Star Wars, revealing its impact on popular culture, year by year, month by month. A must-read for any Star Wars enthusiast, the book includes a foreword from the saga's creator, George Lucas, and features plenty of contemporary content about The Force Awakens and Star Wars Rebels, too.

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3. Star Wars: Complete Locations

DK

This brilliant visual guide is full of exclusive inside looks and fascinating facts on all the locations from the Star Wars universe, in more detail than ever before. The book includes cross-sections, illustrations and photographs of the likes of Tatooine, Naboo and even Starkiller Base. Aspiring Jedi are sure to be enthralled as they're taken on a tour around the galaxy.

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4. Star Wars: Drawing Manual

Discover how to draw all your favourite ships and vehicles from the amazing Star Wars universe. Simply follow the step-by-step instructions and you'll be creating galactic masterpieces in no time. Each drawing is accompanied by fun facts to pore over, too.

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5. Star Wars - Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide

DK

Packed with essential facts and stills from this ground-breaking film, Star Wars: Rogue One fans will love this fantastic book. It features detailed character profiles of the likes of Jyn Erso, Saw Gerrera and K-2SO, as well as five cross-sections of the incredible vehicles that feature in the film.

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6. Star Wars: Galaxy of Colouring

Now you can embellish the iconic characters and locations of the Star Wars universe with your own space-tacular style! Explore the Empire and revisit the Rebel Alliance through the relaxing activity of colouring. Decorate the costumes of the most heroic Jedi and evil Sith, as well as other unforgettable characters, creatures, robots and spaceships.

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  • UTSW 12 years +
    12 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £30.00
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    We don't have a bad feeling about this... We're sure this book will be top of every film fan's reading list as they enjoy Star Wars: The Force Awakens time and time again.

    Covering the creatures, critters and characters who have starred in the original six films (and the spin-offs the Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels), you'll be feeling the Force as you learn all about Tattooine, the Death Star, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Darth Maul and the other inhabitants and settings of a galaxy far, far away.

    Presented in chronological order so you're able to relive all your favourite moments and the key battles from the saga in detail, this is a real visual feast for Star Wars fans of all ages.
  • SWRO
    • £6.99
    • RRP £17.99
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    Star Wars fans are in for a treat with the release of Rogue One, the first in a series of anthology films set in and around a galaxy far, far away.

    Starring Felicity Jones and Mads Mikkelsen, the film follows a band of Rebels as they plot to steal the plans for the Death Star. This super book features in-depth character profiles of the likes of Jyn Erso, Saw Gerrera and K-2SO, as well as five cross-sections of the amazing vehicles that feature in the film.

    Packed with essential facts and stills from the movie, this is a must for anyone who wishes to join the Rebel Alliance.
  • SWLO
    • £9.99
    • RRP £30.00
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    Updated so it includes the planets featured in The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Complete Locations is a visual guide to all of the places from a galaxy far, far away.

    Full of inside looks, it will show you the Star Wars universe in more detail than ever before and includes cross-sections, illustrations and photographs of the likes of Tattooine, Naboo and even Starkiller Base.

    A definitive reference work for any Jedi or fan who dreams of going on a Star Tour to far-flung destinations.
  • SWYY
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    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Star Wars arrived in cinemas and since then it's become a global phenomenon spanning toys, books, comics, TV series, games and so much more.

    This illustrated book from DK provides a unique timeline of Star Wars from when A New Hope arrived in cinemas in 1977. Looking at the impact of the series on popular culture on a decade-by-decade, year-by-year and month-by-month basis, this is a must for anyone obsessed by the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Kylo Ren and Poe Dameron.

    The book includes a foreword from the saga's creator, George Lucas and features content based on The Force Awakens, as well as the ongoing animated TV series Star Wars Rebels. There are also sneak peeks at the Star Wars-themed lands coming to Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California.
  • SWDR
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    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    With its detailed, step-by-step illustration projects, this drawing manual gives Star Wars fans of all ages the chance to draw their favourite ships and other vehicles from the Star Wars universe.

    Ideal for budding engineers, all you have to do is follow each instruction and you'll soon see some amazing spaceships and vehicles appear. Each one is also accompanied by some very fun facts.
  • SWGC
    • £3.99
    • RRP £10.99
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    The Star Wars saga has brought us some of the most iconic and colourful film characters and locations of all time. Now you have the chance to add your own style to various images from a galaxy far, far away with this incredible colouring book

    An activity that has been proven to help all ages relax and find mindfulness, you'll find your worries drifting away as you use your pencils or marker pens to explore the Empire and visit the Rebel Alliance.

    There are also images of many favourite characters for you to decorate, including Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and Boba Fett. Why not recreate their costumes or add your own personal twist?